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Toyota perkenal Gazoo Racing Young Talent Development. Pupuk bakat tempatan jadi juara dunia!

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd telah mengumumkan pelancaran Gazoo Racing Young Talent Development (Program Pembangunan Bakat Muda Gazoo Racing) pada 23 September 2020 yang bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti dan memupuk bakat lumba muda Malaysia antara 14 dan 20 tahun yang beralih dari sukan go kart dan perlumbaan simulasi ke perlumbaan kereta saloon.Bakat-bakat muda tersebut adalah Mika Hakimi, 17 tahun dan Naquib Azlan, 20 tahun adalah bakat daripada perlumbaan simulasi. Selain itu Amer Harris, 17 t

Haris

Haris

Sep 24, 2020

Video: Why is Zerotohundred racing in a Toyota Vios?!

Zerotohundred.com is an automotive enthusiast site most popularly known for its automotive forum in the early days of the internet.Look up ZTH on Instagram and YouTube, you’ll be treated with adrenaline-pumping content from the all-new Toyota GR Supra to Ferraris.However, this weekend (9 – 10 November 2019), founder of ZTH, Tom Goh will be behind the wheel of a Toyota Vios for the Season 3 Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival Toyota Vios one-make series.We caught up with Tom to find out why

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 9, 2019

Toyota Vios GR (Gazoo Racing), pengganti Toyota Vios TRD bakal hadir tahun 2020?

Toyota ViosSebelum ini, terdapat khabar angin yang mengatakan bahawa Toyota Vios bakal menerima facelift ringkas pada hujung tahun 2020. Tidak mahu diketepikan dari saingan Honda City 2020 serba baru dan Nissan Almera Turbo 2020 serba baru, Toyota Vios dikatakan bakal mengenakan facelift berdasarkan Toyota Yaris Ativ di Thailand.Kereta sama, pelumba berbeza. Baru betul skil!Sehubungan dengan itu, Toyota Vios 2020 facelift tersebut turut dilaporkan bakal menerima varian GR (Gazoo Racing). Ga

Haris

Haris

Oct 21, 2020

Audi pulls out of DTM racing series, upsets BMW

The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) is a premier GT racing series based in Germany, racing a silhouette race car that's based on a mass-produced road car since the year 2000. The series used to consists mainly of the big-3 premium German manufacturers, namely Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.In DTM 19 year's history, Audi has won a total of 7 DTM championship.However, the DTM series has seen a steady decline, evident by a shock withdrawal from Mercedes-Benz in 2017, leaving only BMW and Au

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 6, 2020

A new Toyota 86 is under development: Better than Toyota Supra? 

"We have a new 86 team," revealed by the 2020 Toyota Supra chief engineer Tetsuya Tada when speaking with Motor.        Despite Toyota's local PR representatives insisted that having a development team does not guarantee a new model, Tada has deliberately encouraged a trace of the Toyota 86.It is promising to see the new sports car developed; it is not however, to witness the debut of it considering the automotive industry has plummeted.

Tasia

Tasia

Sep 25, 2019

Wet races and drama marks Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge Season 4 opener

Racing is finally back on the menu as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge kick-started its fourth season at Sepang International Circuit over the weekend (26th - 28th March 2021). And what a season opener it was - further dramafied by wet races and drivers who, as always, were not afraid to go all out. TGR Race Classification - New rookie classThis is the Super Sporting class - with Speedaddixs Hayden Haikal giving M7 Japan Project Teams Syafiq Ali a hard timeFor those of you tuning in to thi

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 29, 2021

Toyota Gazoo Racing to kick off Season 3 in September

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has announced that the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Festival will return for its third season this September.As before, the Toyota Vios-only racing series will feature three categories - Promotional class for local celebrities, Sporting for amateur, and Super Sporting for professional racing drivers. By having all drivers competing in identical cars, the TGR series is a true measure of one’s driving talent. Teams/drivers are only allowed to alter the car&rsq

Robert

Robert

Jul 29, 2019

Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival sets an exciting race weekend at Bandar Malaysia

The Bandar Malaysia track is one of the fastest and longest ever constructed for the series. It features 20 corners and two long straights, the longest being 600 meters.It sets the stage for fastest street racing action so far in three seasons of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival. Higher speeds bring higher risks and that makes for an entertaining spectacle.For those unfamiliar with the Vios Racing Challenge, there are three categories: Sporting Class, Super Sporting Class, and Pro

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 11, 2019

Red Bull Racing still powered by Honda, to build F1 engines in-house

At the end of the haphazard 2020 Formula 1 season, Honda announced that they will be pulling out of the sport after the 2021 season to focus on their carbon neutral target. This left Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri looking for a new engine supplier. But the teams and Honda has reached a new agreement that will see Honda continue to supply engines until 2025.Did someone say FREEZE?! ✋ Introducing Red Bull Powertrains Limited - Powering the Team from 2022 💪 #ChargeOn 🤘— Red Bull Ra

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 16, 2021

New 2020 Toyota Vios to add Gazoo Racing variant, launching in December

If you’ve been following our posts, you would’ve known by now that UMW Toyota Motor is expected to launch a new 2020 Toyota Vios facelift in December. You wouldn’t expect the company to sit idly while watching the all-new 2020 Honda City and 2020 Nissan Almera muscle into its territory right?Wheel to wheel, door to door racing doesn't get anymore intense than this - everyone in equal cars, driving skills is the only differentiating factorAs a follow up to that, we have rece

Hans

Hans

Oct 21, 2020

This is ZTH’s Tom Goh's new car for Toyota Gazoo Racing Malaysia’s Vios Challenge Cup

Our fellow media friend Tom Goh from zerotohundred.com will once again be participating in Season 4 of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Malaysia Vios Challenge. Once again, Tom will be racing in car #33, in the mid-tier Sporting Class, under Team S&D Tama Motorsports.S&D Tama, better known as Toyota Penang, is a Japanese Toyota dealer that has expanded to Malaysia. It’s the local arm of Netz Toyota Tama, which has been operating in Japan for nearly 60 years.Livery is prepared by Motor

Hans

Hans

Mar 26, 2021

Perodua Myvi GR sebenar? Ini imej render Toyota Passo dengan gaya Gazoo Racing!

Perodua MyviPilihan varian berprestasi tinggi oleh pengeluar sememangnya menjadi kegemaran sesetengah pembeli prospek. Sebelum ini, terdapat banyak minat mengenai Perodua Myvi dengan kelengkapan Gazoo Racing. Walaubagaimanapun, Perodua Myvi GR yang lebih realistik mungkin bukan seperti apa yang anda bayangkan.Perodua Myvi S - gaya sama tapi bukanSebuah ciapan di twitter oleh Mr Kuruma memberikan gambaran yang lebih jelas dan realistik terhadap Perodua Myvi GR. Hal ini kerana 2 generasi Perodua M

Haris

Haris

Nov 2, 2020

Perodua developing Daihatsu models in Japan, independent model development aimed

Perodua is now entering the third phase of its transformation plan aimed at raising the company’s competitiveness beyond Malaysia as well as aiming for a sustainable future, one that is integrated into Daihatsu’s global supply chain.Yesterday, Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Zainal Abidin said that Perodua is also working with all its partners to see where existing expertise can be utilised beyond Malaysia.He gave the example of how Perodua staff are now wor

Hans

Hans

Feb 17, 2021

Tengku Djan wants you to get ready for Season 4 of Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival Malaysia

After a year-long, pandemic-enforced hiatus, the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival in Malaysia can finally make a return. Mark your calendar folks, season 4 of Toyotas one-make-race is upon us. There will be a total of 6 race weekends, from March all the way till November of 2021.The season-opening round 1 will be held at our very own Sepang International Circuit, from 26-28 March 2021 (that will be next weekend). Tune in to see an array of top-class racing drivers pit their skills against each other

Jason

Jason

Mar 19, 2021

Winner of Toyota Gazoo Racing eSports Championship walks home with RM 20,000 cash!

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has been actively involved in motorsports-driven initiatives such as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival, Toyota Vios Challenge and more recently, the launch of the first GR Garage outside of Japan.Among these initiatives include the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Velocity eSports Championship. In the grand finals of the second season of the largest national eSports racing event in Malaysia, the overall winners shared a prize pool of RM 70,000. After an intense day battling with

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 23, 2019

Toyota Hilux versi Gazoo Racing, harga barang je boleh beli Myvi!

Bab kit badan dan aksesori tambahan, kita kena bagi kredit dekat pengeluar kereta Jepun sebab diorang memang pakar dalam bab-bab ini. Kali ini, divisyen prestasi Toyota Jepun iaitu Gazoo Racing (GR) telah memberi sentuhan yang garang kepada Toyota Hilux!Apa yang ada dekat Hilux GR ni?Untuk harga JPY 305,800 (RM 11,950), pemilik Hilux akan mendapat pelindung bumper bewarna perak, plat skid merah, tangga sisi keluli dan rollbar sports hitam matte di bahagian kabin belakang. ​Gaya, mutu, keunggulan

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Sep 4, 2020

Investment Where It Matters - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's contribution to Malaysian Motorsports

With the Movement Control Order (MCO) concluding in Selangor and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, motorsports springs back into action to jumpstart its activities that have been grounded to a halt for almost a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Among the first to announce the return of four-wheels racing was Toyota that is due to stage the opening round of its TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival and fourth season of the Vios Challenge racing series at the end of the month. Racing returns, albeit a

WapCar Admin

WapCar Admin

Mar 12, 2021

Price Exposure Of The 2020 Toyota Avalon TRD

Toyota Racing Development (also known by its abbreviation TRD) is a part of Toyota's development of racing interests, and also responsible for improving street cars’ performance.Recently, the 2020 Toyota Avalon TRD revealed its price. According to the report of Cars Direct, the Avalon will have a starting price of $43,255 (RM 182,000) in Toyota order guides, with an MSRP of $42,300 (RM 178,000) and destination charge of $955. And the new model will enter the global market in autumn thi

Gemma

Gemma

Aug 14, 2019

BMW M2 CS Racing gets its own endurance racing class

Following the successful start of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) last week, the next event will see teams having more opportunities to compete, thanks to the introduction of the new BMW M2 CS Racing VLN class. This marks the second BMW-only racing class in the NLS, in addition to the BMW M240i Racing Cup. With the introduction of this new class, BMW M Customer Racing continues the tradition of providing opportunities for drivers and teams to break into racing through production

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 6, 2020

Next-gen 2022 Lexus NX spied doing development testing in Japan!

The current Lexus NX was groundbreaking in many ways. It was the first Lexus that had a turbocharged heart, and Lexus first foray into the luxury compact SUV (before things got even more compact with the UX). However, its been around since 2015, and is getting long in the tooth.The good news is, an all-new Lexus NX has been spied doing development testing. According to a source, the development mule was spotted in a car park in Shizuoka City, Japan. Does this mean an imminent announcement is due

Jason

Jason

Apr 14, 2021

Toyota, Subaru to announce new model on 5-Apr – Toyota GR 86 or Toyo-baru SUV?

Toyota and Subaru have just announced that they will unveil a new co-developed model in Japan on 5-April 2021. What could it be? Since Toyota Gazoo Racing is mentioned in the joint statement, we are more inclined to believe that it refers to the Toyota GR 86.Remember that although the Subaru BRZ has made its global debut in the US, the model has yet to be launched in Japan, and the Subaru BRZ’s twin the Toyota 86, which will be re-designated as the Toyota GR 86 in the same vein as GR Yaris

Hans

Hans

Mar 25, 2021

Throwback: Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing Edition, R3's final hurrah

19 hp & 18 Nm increase from the R3 tuned 1.6 CPS engine Only 25 units made priced at RM 115k each back in the day Came with Nappa leather seats from factoryIf there is a name that is as iconic as the Proton Saga would be the Satria. A three-door hatchback that spanned from 1994 to 2015 across two generations.During the heydays of Proton R3 (Race, Rally, Research), Proton’s own in-house racing development arm, the Proton R3 team made some highly limited, mean machines that tu

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 20, 2019

Toyota GR Hilux trademarked, Malaysia debut likely?

Toyota has quietly registered the GR Hilux name in Australia, hinting that the company could be injecting its Gazoo Racing goodness into the Hilux.The N80-generation Hilux has been rallying in the Dakar Rally since 2016While Australia is no stranger to high-performance pick-up trucks (much of the Ford Ranger Raptor’s development work was done in Australia), could the GR Hilux find its way to Malaysia?The Hilux won its first-ever Dakar Rally in 2019After all, Toyota Malaysia is promoting th

Eric

Eric

Apr 9, 2020

Young racers can now hone their skills with Toyota’s new young driver programme

UMW Toyota Motor launches its Gazoo Racing Young Talent Development Programme to help nurture young aspiring Malaysian racers. The programme is aimed at youngsters aged 14 to 20 years old.In the past 3 seasons, the Toyota Vios Challenge has been attracting aspiring racers to give motorsports a try. Thanks to its affordable cost of participation, the challenge has done a good job at reaching its goal to bring motorsports to the masses.UMW has also noted that more and more young drivers are signin

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 23, 2020

Toyota Harrier 2020 dengan body kit GR. Lebih mengancam?

Toyota HarrierToyota Racing Development telahpun mengeluarkan set body kit rasmi dengan jenama Gazoo Racing (GR) untuk model Toyota Harrier 2020 terbaru.Aksesori kosmetikSet body kit tersebut datang dalam 16 bahagian yang merangkumi spoiler bumper depan dan belakang, skirt sisi, hiasan bumper depan, spoiler pintu belakang dan beberapa pelekat decal bahagian luar.Anda boleh menambah lagi pilihan yang ada. Terdapat 4 ekzos palsu keluli tahan karat, jalur merah, rim aloi 20 inci multispoke hitam da

Haris

Haris

Jun 25, 2020

Will TGR's Toyota Vios race against HMRT’s Honda City at the 2021 Sepang 1,000 km race?

At yesterday’s launch of the Toyota GR Yaris and Toyota Vios GR Sport, UMW Toyota Motor also announced its plans for the 2021 season 4 of its Vios one-make race series Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Festival.The highlight of yesterday’s announcement was the inclusion of the Sepang 1,000 km (S1K) into its racing calendar. The 9-hour endurance race will be known as the Vios Endurance Cup.This is not the first time UMW Toyota Motor has fielded a factory-backed team in S1K. Last year, the com

Hans

Hans

Dec 18, 2020

Bikin di Malaysia, Toyota Yaris 2019 ‘racecar’ sedia menyerang trek Sepang!

Sejak beberapa bulan yang lalu, Toyota Yaris telah mengungguli jualan hatchback segmen B bukan nasional di Malaysia mengatasi Honda Jazz.Versi kemaskini yang bakal dilancarkan pada bulan hadapan.Casis Toyota Yaris ini sebenarnya amat serba-boleh dan ia telah digunakan sebagai sebuah kereta lumba di Thailand sejak sekian lamanya. Setakat ini Malaysia tak pernah ada lagi Yaris versi kereta lumba…sehinggalah sekarang.Wing Hin Motorsports yang terkenal sebagai pengedar rasmi produk Toyota Rac

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Nov 24, 2020

Malaysia has the highest allocation of Toyota GR Yaris in SEA, 130 units more than Thailand

The 2020 Toyota GR Yaris made its Malaysian debut last week, priced at RM 299,000 (Update: RM 286,896 until June 2021) . Developed in partnership with 4-time world rally champion Tommi Makinen, the GR Yaris is an all-wheel drive 261 PS (Malaysia market cars follow UK specifications, Japanese market cars are rated at 272 PS) road legal WRC car.Globally, production is capped at 25,000 units, the minimum number required for a car to be homologated for the World Rally Championship. Malaysia is alloc

Hans

Hans

Dec 22, 2020

ZTH's Tom Goh to aim for another victory at Gazoo Racing Festival in Penang

Founder of Zerotohundred.com, Tom Goh, currently has 28 points in the Sporting Class standings. Representing S&D Tama Motorsports, he took home his first-ever victory at the previous race weekend in Bandar Malaysia.Held at Stadium Batu Kawan from 15-16 February 2020, Tom will be defending his lead in the second to last race of Season 3. The season will reach its conclusion in April at the Sepang International Circuit."As representative for S&D Tama Toyota Penang, this week

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 14, 2020

Its name is not Supra, but Toyota GR Supra – What GR means for TRD?

The Toyota GR Supra is now here, priced from RM 568,000. Any discussion about the Toyota GR Supra will inevitably be overshadowed by debates about whether this BMW-Toyota jointly developed model can be a true successor to carry the legendary Supra nameplate, which is a shame because it takes the attention away from something that’s very important to anyone who cares about the brand that makes the Toyota GR Supra.The latest A90 generation Supra isn’t called the Toyota Supra but T

Hans

Hans

Sep 20, 2019